In New World, trade skills refer to various non-combat skills players can invest in and master. These skills play a crucial role in character progression and contribute to the player-centric economy of the game.
There are a total of 17 trade skills in New World, which are divided into three categories:
The Gathering Skills in New World are essential for players collecting raw materials from the environment. These skills, including Logging, Mining, and Harvesting, allow players to gather wood, ores, and various plants, respectively.
To level up the Logging skill, focus on gathering trees at the appropriate levels and always aim to gather higher-tier trees and rare resources. Exploring higher-level areas and participating in faction-controlled regions can also provide opportunities to pick rare trees. Engaging in endgame activities will be necessary to unlock and use the Master Logging Axe.
|Logging Equipment||Level Requirement||How to Level Up|
|Basic Logging Axe||–||Start gathering any trees|
|Sturdy Logging Axe||10||Gather higher-tier trees and rare resources|
|Reinforced Logging Axe||25||Explore higher-level areas for rare trees|
|Ancient Logging Axe||50||Participate in faction-controlled areas|
|Master Logging Axe||100||Engage in endgame activities|
To level up the Mining skill, gather any ores using the Basic Mining Pickaxe. As you progress, focus on gathering higher-tier ores and rare resources to level up faster. Explore higher-level areas for rare mineral veins and participate in faction-controlled areas to access valuable mining opportunities. Once you reach the endgame, engage in activities and elite resource mining to unlock and utilize the Master Mining Pickaxe for further advancements.
|Mining Equipment||Level Requirement||How to Level Up|
|Basic Mining Pickaxe||–||Start gathering any ores|
|Sturdy Mining Pickaxe||10||Gather higher-tier ores and rare resources|
|Reinforced Mining Pickaxe||25||Explore higher-level areas for rare mineral veins|
|Ancient Mining Pickaxe||50||Participate in faction-controlled areas|
|Master Mining Pickaxe||100||Engage in endgame activities and elite resource mining|
To level up the Harvesting skill, gather any plants, herbs, and other vegetation using the Basic Harvesting Sickles. As you progress, focus on gathering higher-tier plants and rare resources to level up faster. Explore higher-level areas to discover rare vegetation that yields more experience.
Participate in faction-controlled areas to access unique gathering opportunities. Once you reach the endgame, engage in activities and elite resource farming to unlock and utilize the Master Harvesting Sickles for further advancement.
|Equipment||Level Requirement||How to Level Up|
|Basic Harvesting Sickles||–||Start gathering any plants, herbs, and other vegetation|
|Sturdy Harvesting Sickles||10||Gather higher-tier plants and rare resources|
|Reinforced Harvesting Sickles||25||Explore higher-level areas for rare vegetation|
|Ancient Harvesting Sickles||50||Participate in faction-controlled areas|
|Master Harvesting Sickles||100||Engage in endgame activities and elite resource farming|
Refining skills in New World involve transforming raw resources collected through gathering into usable materials. Here is an overview of the refining skills in the game:
- Smelting: This skill allows you to refine ores and minerals extracted through mining into ingots, which are used in various crafting recipes for weapons, armor, and more.
- Stonemasonry: Stonemasonry focuses on refining stone and gems obtained through gathering or salvaging into usable materials. These materials are primarily utilized in creating jewelry and other stone-related crafting recipes.
- Woodworking: Woodworking is the skill that enables you to refine logs obtained from gathering or salvaging into usable wooden materials. These materials are used in crafting various items, including furniture, structures, and weapons such as bows.
- Weaving: Weaving involves refining fibers collected from plants into cloth materials. These cloth materials are utilized in crafting light armor and other cloth-related items.
- Leatherworking: Leatherworking focuses on refining hides from skinned animals into various leather materials. These materials are used in crafting medium armor, bags, and other leather-based items.
Refining skills are essential for supplying the crafting skills with the necessary materials to create a wide range of items. By specializing in a specific refining skill, players can become more efficient at producing high-quality materials, which are often sought after by crafters.
Crafting skills in New World involve creating items from the refined materials obtained through various refining skills. Here is an overview of the crafting skills in the game:
- Arcana: Arcana focuses on crafting magical items such as potions, magical weapons, and magical armor. This skill involves using various herbs, tinctures, and essences obtained through gathering and refining.
- Engineering: Engineering is the skill that enables you to craft mechanical items such as muskets, tools, traps, and more. This skill involves using various metal ingots and wood to create these mechanical devices.
- Jewelcrafting: Jewelcrafting involves crafting various types of jewelry such as rings, necklaces, and earrings. This skill requires various gemstones obtained through gathering and refining.
- Furnishing: Furnishing is the skill focused on creating furniture and decorations for homes and buildings. This skill requires various materials such as wood, fabric, and metal.
- Cooking: Cooking is the skill that enables you to craft various types of food and beverages that provide buffs and restore vitality. This skill involves using various ingredients such as fish, meat, herbs, vegetables, and water.
- Outfitting: Outfitting involves creating heavy armor and other metal-based items such as shields and heavy weapons. This skill requires various metal ingots obtained through refining and other materials such as leather.
- Weaponsmithing: This skill involves creating various types of weapons such as swords, axes, and hammers. This skill requires various metal ingots, wood, and leather.
Each crafting skill can be specialized in and refining skills to create higher quality items and gain access to new recipes and styles. Players can tailor their gameplay experience to their preferences by specializing in specific crafting skills and creating unique equipment suited to their needs.